Internet providers in Malden, MA

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Malden internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Malden is comparable to the rest of Massachusetts - 100%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Malden area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Malden residents. Fiber-optic internet is also an option for many, offering service to 98% of the area. DSL is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 97% of those living in Malden.

There are six internet providers serving the Malden area, and 99.66% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Malden's six internet providers, prices start at $29.99 and available download speeds reach up to 400 Mbps.

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Top high-speed internet providers in Malden

The largest internet providers in Malden are Verizon and Xfinity bringing fiber-optic, DSL, and cable options to Malden.

Fiber-optic internet from Verizon is available to nearly all Malden residents, covering 98% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Verizon, which covers 97% of the area. Malden’s third most-available internet provider, Xfinity, offers cable to around 100% of Malden residents.

Verizon fiber-optic internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

150 Mbps

Max upload speed

150 Mbps

Average availability

98%

Fiber-optic from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Malden covering 98% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Verizon is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Malden than other internet types.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Malden, $44.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Malden, $3.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 150 Mbps and upload speeds up to 150 Mbps in Malden. These download speeds are available to 98% of the area, and are about the same as the average max speeds from all Malden's providers, 154 Mbps.

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Verizon DSL internet

Provider
Verizon
Starting price*
$39.99/mo.
Max download speed

15 Mbps

Max upload speed

1 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Verizon offers broadband to nearly all households in Malden covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Verizon uses telephone lines in Malden to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Verizon start at $39.99/mo.*, which is lower than the average starting price for internet in Malden, $44.99.

Verizon customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 200 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.20 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Malden, $3.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Verizon offers download speeds up to 15 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1 Mbps in Malden. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Malden's providers, 154 Mbps.

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Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$29.99/mo.
Max download speed

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Malden covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Malden residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $29.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Malden, $44.99.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 15 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Malden, $3.00.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Malden. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Malden's providers, 154 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Malden, you’ll likely have options from cable, fiber-optic, and DSL internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Malden, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and ViaSat, Inc. offers 100% availability in Malden and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Malden at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. The starting price for ViaSat, Inc. plans is higher than average for Malden at $50/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Malden residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Malden, MA internet providers

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Provider
Verizon $39.99/mo. 200 - 150 MbpsFiber-optic98%
Verizon $39.99/mo. 15 - 15 MbpsDSL97%
Xfinity $29.99/mo. 15 - 400 MbpsCable100%
Pivotal Global Capacity, LLC - -DSL2.670%
HughesNet $59.99/mo. 2 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Xfinity is the fastest internet provider in Malden with download speeds up to 400 Mbps. These speeds are available to 100% of households in Malden. The next fastest internet provider in Malden is Verizon, offering download speeds up to 150 Mbps to 98% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Malden with plans starting at $29.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Malden, $44.99.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Malden, covering 98% of the city.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.

Select internet providers including AT&T, Spectrum and Xfinity have thousands of Wi-Fi hotspots that customers can connect to at no extra cost. If your internet provider does not offer free Wi-Fi hotspots, you can find free public Wi-Fi at your local library or many restaurants and cafes. Consider these tips for using public Wi-Fi safely.

Download speeds of 25 Mbps and above are considered broadband speeds, and can handle most online activities including streaming and gaming. For households with multiple devices using a Wi-Fi connection, speeds of 100 Mbps and higher are likely to offer a better online experience. Learn more about what speeds are best for your home.